GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRC I) works under general supervision and reports to the Medical Oncologist for day-to-day responsibilities and to the MGH Cancer Center Protocol Office (CCPO) Program Manager for administrative aspects. The CRC I will assist the thoracic team in the operations of the MGH CC Thoracic Program and associated research projects.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The CRC I reports directly to the Program Manager for overall job performance. For day-to-day responsibilities, he/she works directly with the Medical Oncologist.
The following job duties will be performed independently:
- Identify, approach, and consent patients for participation in research.
- Organize collection of specimens from surgery and pathology.
- Maintain a comprehensive database of patients, specimens, clinical outcomes and tumor genetic information.
- Interact with medical oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, on the project.
- Attend research meetings which establish required procedures.
- Attend research focused disease-based team meetings.
- Maintain study supplies and utilizes study specific supplies as required.
- Other projects defined by the strategic planning of the team leader.
- Preference will be given to applicants who plan to stay for at least 2 years.
- Ability to work independently and as a team member.
- Analytical skills and ability to resolve problems.
- Working knowledge of medical terminology.
- Interest and willingness to be in/near the operating room and handle pathology specimens.
- Working knowledge of various computer applications.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Completion of the CCPO New Staff Orientation Program including completion of competency assessment
- Duties will be performed in an ambulatory office setting and in hospital areas such as the operating room and pathology department.
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